Apprentice Nursery Assistant GO WILD BURY PRIVATE DAY NURSERY LIMITED

Go Wild Private Day Nursery and Crèche based in Bury are looking for passionate individuals who are eager to start a career in child care.

This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

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Closing date: 28 Aug 2017

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage

    £135.44

  • Working week

    Shifts between 7am and 7pm

    Total hours per week: 35.00

  • Apprenticeship duration

    12 months

  • Possible start date

    04 Sep 2017

  • Date posted

    20 Apr 2017

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number

    VAC001212238

  • Positions

    4 available

They offer a great, fun working environment in the centre of Bury.  Their friendly team will be on hand to offer support and guidance to ensure you are successful and working to your full potential, with the opportunity to progress onto L3 EYE on successful completion of L2 CYPW.

A normal day would include

  • To provide a high standard of physical, emotional, social and intellectual care for children placed in the Setting;
  • To implement the daily routine in the base room.
  • To be trained in the role of a Nursery Officer
  • To contribute in providing a high standard of physical, emotional, social and intellectual care for children placed in the nursery.
  • To give support to other personnel in the Nursery.
  • To work together as a team supporting each other for the benefit of the children.
  • Where required attend College and complete assignments on time.
  • With your staff team, deliver a programme of exciting play opportunities and activities suitable to the age range and developmental needs of the children in your room which will motivate their learning and integration within the nursery.
  • To ensure that a caring and stimulating environment is provided for children that takes into account individual developmental needs and enables children to reach their full potential.
  • Record accidents on accident forms and follow Safeguarding procedures in recording all accidents and incidents. Ensure the manager has signed the report before the parent receives it.
  • To respect the confidentiality of information received. 
  • To develop your role within the team especially with regard as a key carer.
  • Ensure preparation and completion of activities to suit the child’s stage of development.
  • To ensure that mealtimes are a time of pleasant socialisation and role modelling of good table manners and sharing.
  • To ensure the provision of a high-quality environment to meet the needs of individual children from differing cultures and religious backgrounds, and stages of development.  
  • To communicate effectively with all members of staff and be professional at all times
  • Work within the margins of confidentially respecting information pertaining to children, parents and staff.
  • Manage own time to complete tasks effectively, prioritising workload and delegating tasks where necessary. 
  • To ensure the safety and wellbeing of the children, ensuring that their needs are met.

What you could go on to do

  • L3 EYE (Early Years Educator)

How you will be supported

  • Full training and support will be provided by our expert training and assessment staff at The Skills Company.

What will happen next

New applicants to The Skills Company who meet any basic entry requirements of the role will be contacted within two working days to be invited to meet a member of our team. You will then have the opportunity to find out:

  • More about this vacancy and any others you are suitable for
  • Any training you need to complete
  • What the next steps will be

How you could get there

  • If you would be catching public transport for this role, visit the Journey Planner on www.tfgm.com to see how you would get there and how long it would take.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Ability to engage effectively with staff.
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Ability to communicate well with both adults & children
  • Ability to write legibly, with good presentation skills
  • Computer literate
  • Good organisation skills
  • Demonstrate creative ability

Personal qualities

  • Ability to engage with children
  • Enthusiastic and passionate about working with children
  • Calming nature
  • Excellent timekeeper
  • Reliable, punctual
  • Friendly and caring personality

Qualifications required

GCSE or equivalent A-C in Maths & English

Future prospects

Possible progression within the company and progression onto the next level apprenticeship.

Things to consider

The current National Minimum Wage for an apprentice is £3.50 an hour. This rate applies to apprentices under 19 and those aged 19 or over who are in their first year. Apprentices must be paid at least the minimum wage rate for their age if they are aged 19 or over and have completed their first year. The minimum wage rates are £5.60 an hour for 18-20 year olds and £7.05 for anyone aged 21 and over. Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that’s part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week). For more information visit: www.gov.uk/national-minimum-wage-rates

About the employer

We are a family run nursery and are extremely passionate about children. Our aim is to offer only the highest levels of childcare for our children giving an exceptional service and providing peace of mind and reassurance. We endeavour to provide exceptional childcare for all of our children, acknowledging that every child is unique and individual. We aim to ensure that every child feels safe and secure, challenged and stimulated, and happy and welcome when they are at our Nursery. We promise we will always have your child’s best interests at heart and will always strive to give them the excellent childcare that they deserve.

Employer

GO WILD BURY PRIVATE DAY NURSERY LIMITED

Address

5 Crompton Street

Bury

BL9 0AD

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Training provider

Full apprenticeship training provided, working towards an Intermediate Level Apprenticeship gaining an NVQ Level 2 qualification in CYPW.

Apprenticeship framework

Children and Young People's Workforce

Training provider

ECONOMIC SOLUTIONS LIMITED

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Skills Solutions Ltd


This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

Apply now

Closing date: 28 Aug 2017